Why our generation can’t handle commitment
by Julianne Cuba
Why does an unanswered text message elicit so much angst? Why are we attracted to people we don’t even like? And why do we shrug off people who show an incessant interest in us? Because we do not want commitment, we want a scandal. We do not want to settle down, we want a chase and a casual hook-up. Read more…
This shows the need for the kind of outreach to young adults that Ruth specializes in.
by Gerard V. Bradley
Faith-based dorms at secular universities offer a positive alternative to the indoctrination and debasement present on many campuses.
If incongruity is the basis of humor, then the modern university is a pretty funny place. Read more…
This is a very long magazine article on the campus hookup culture. I haven’t read the whole thing, but the first few paragraphs are so sad. This article has been getting a lot of media attention. -Ginny, contributor
By KATE TAYLOR
At 11 on a weeknight earlier this year, her work finished, a slim, pretty junior at the University of Pennsylvania did what she often does when she has a little free time. She texted her regular hookup — the guy she is sleeping with but not dating. What was he up to? He texted back: Come over. So she did. They watched a little TV, had sex and went to sleep. Read more…